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Vaca Muca Restaurante, Bar & Lounge - CLOSED

2 km al Oeste de la Iglesia Catolica, rumbo al Volcan Arenal, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 9186
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
11 Jul 2013
“Not worth to go!”
13 Dec 2012
“fun bar”
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Seafood, International, Mediterranean, South American, Costa Rican
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2 km al Oeste de la Iglesia Catolica, rumbo al Volcan Arenal, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 12 July 2013

The food its poor for the price. The waitress of my table was in an bad mood, quite unpolished. The Restaurante Paladar is much better.

Thank fsdive
Reviewed 13 December 2012

we stopped in for some "Imperaials" and quick bite. Beers were so cold and delicious! Nachos tastey!

Thank travelapple
Reviewed 2 December 2012 via mobile

Was there tonight with my friend. Really enjoyed the food.. so tasteful. The service is excellent and the ambiance is nice. Overall I would recommand this place to everyone.

Thank Daniel_Savard
Reviewed 30 November 2012

This was, probably, the best food in La Fortuna. This restaurant serves local as well as some fusion food. The wines are very good. When you are there, order the whole fried fish, and ask to take bones out. So fish will come as a...More

Thank greg202
Reviewed 8 September 2012

A nice find in the toursity area. All items on the menu sounded great. The wait staff was extremely helpful. Ambiance was nice and simple. Our table - great. All dishes are small but there's enough to share amongst two people. The desserts are to...More

Thank Amanda T
Reviewed 13 August 2012

We didn't actually eat at Vaca Muca. However, we explored the butterfly garden next to it, which appears to be run by the owner of the Vaca Muca. I was impressed with the number of butterflies in this roadside exhibit.

Thank Missy H
Reviewed 13 November 2011

Vaca Muca food is yummy, I'm a San Francisco foodie and this place hit the spot for my friends and I. A fusion type of cuisine that balances local flavors with cosmopolitan culture. Owner Alonzo is an excellent host and made the night super fun...More

Thank Aisha F
RestauranteVACAMUCA, General Manager at Vaca Muca Restaurante, Bar & Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Aisha: We appreciate your feedback. At Vaca Muca we strive to deliver personal and professional service and the best of our local dishes and international cuisine. Travelers like you have come a looong way and we can only do our best to help you...More

Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 km al Oeste de la Iglesia Catolica, rumbo al Volcan Arenal, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +506 2479 9186
  • E-mail